Nikon D800 released

The highly anticipated Nikon’s high-end DSLR is finally announced. The Nikon D800 , a FX format camera comes with highest 36 megapixels , new Expeed 3 processing engine and a large 91K RGB pixels that supports the much better Advanced Scene Recognition System.

Nikon D800

Nikon D800 features

  • 36 megapixels , FX full frame sensor
  • EXPEED 3 image processing engine
  • 91K RGB pixels
  • ISO 50-25600
  • FullHD 1080 30p
  • Multi-area mode Full HD D-Movie for movie recording using one of two movie formats
  • water- and dust-resistant body
  • continous shooting 6fps with battery pack
  • 51 focus point
  • A 3.2-inch, approximately 921k-dot LCD monitor
  • shutter life : 200,000 cycles
  • CompactFlash and SD dual memory card slots
  • support USB 3

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More Nikon D800 Specs and Release Date Info

More Nikon D800 specifications rumors has leaked. Gathered from various sources , Nikon D800 specs:

  • 36 megapixels sensor
  • 4fps in full-frame mode , 6fps in DX crop mode ( with battery pack )
  • 100% viewfinder coverage ( D700 only has 95% )
  • dual slot memory card , CF and SD card
  • support faster USB 3.0 ?
  • ISO 100 – 6400 , expandable to 25600. ISO 50 is the lowest
  • available in two different version: one with antialias filter and not
  • shutter life : 200K
  • Face Recognition
Regarding release date , digicame-info.com reveals that the camera will be announced on October 26th and ready for shipping on November 24th for 300.000 Yen ( around 3900 US$ ).
October 26th ?? wow, that’s only weeks away ..  stay tune for more info

Two new FX bodies by the end of August : D800 and D4 ??

via NikonRumors, Nikon representive said that Nikon will announced two new FX bodies by the end of August 2011. One camera aim for expert photographer while the other is for professionals. Nikon D800 and D4 ? or perhaps Nikon D400 ? If the news is correct about FX bodies then D800 and D4 could be on its way.

Again, Nikon D800 and D4 specs ( ref )

  • The D800 (not the D4) will have a sensor carriage that can be easily removed by an authorized dealer.
  • The D800 will have a 16.4MP FX Nikon designed sensor
  • The D800 will also have a 3.3″ screen with built in collapsible hood.
  • The D800 will be compatible with the MB-D10 plus the new MB-D10i
  • shutter speed 1/16000s
  • a new technology for very long exposures without noise or extra time.
  • Better AF in video mode with proper Full HD video at 120fps

via NR

Nikon D800 camera concept

Nikon D800 camera concept/ideas by Tecnofotografia. Actually, some of them is pretty good ideas like the grip can be rotated 90 degrees so it would be useful for video, and the LCD is now wireless so it can detached from the body .. for more details just check it out at Tecnofotografia .

and here’s some of the concept:

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Nikon D800 latest rumors ( and Nikon D4 )

German photographer, Claudius Schulze, posted in his blog that he just pre-ordered the Nikon D800 from Nikon representative. He also got a hint on Nikon D800 release date : late summer after first pro-DSLR released  ,probably around August – September. Yes.. he stated the Nikon D800 is the second pro-DSLR to be announced this year. The first ? could it be the Nikon D4 ?

No details about its specs or retail price yet .. but a DPR member gives some hints

  • The D800 (not the D4) will have a sensor carriage that can be easily removed by an authorized dealer.
  • The D800 will have a 16.4MP FX Nikon designed sensor
  • The D800 will also have a 3.3″ screen with built in collapsible hood.
  • The D800 will be compatible with the MB-D10 plus the new MB-D10i ( fuuh..another battery )
  • shutter speed 1/16000s ( fast enough to capture a bullet ?? )
  • a new technology for very long exposures without noise or extra time. ( interesting .. )
  • Better AF in video mode with proper Full HD video at 120fps ( 120fps ?? nicee .. )

Wow, nice specs!

via NR

The Nikon D800 book postponed

Remember the french book that open speculations/rumors about the Nikon D800 ? Now,  it’s postponed until unknown date. FYI, previous release date was March 2011.

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Nikon D800 specifications prediction:

  • Sensor size: 36.0 x 23.9mm Full Frame FX format
  • Sensor type: CMOS sensor
  • Sensor resolution: 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200 to ISO 12800 (Extendable to 102400)
  • Continuous Burst Speed: 6fps (8fps in DX mode)
  • Focus System: Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-point AF
  • Video Mode: Full HD 1920x1080p (24, 25, 30, 50, 60fps) with Stereo sound & AF
  • LCD: 3-inch (921k dots) VGA LCD

source: NikonRumors

Latest Nikon D800 specifications prediction by DigitalRev

DigitalRev made some predictions of Nikon D800 specifications.

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Prediction of Nikon D8000 specifications :

  • Sensor size: 36.0 x 23.9mm Full Frame FX format
  • Sensor type: CMOS sensor
  • Sensor resolution: 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200 to ISO 12800 (Extendable to 102400)
  • Continuous Burst Speed: 6fps (8fps in DX mode)
  • Focus System: Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-point AF
  • Video Mode: Full HD 1920x1080p (24, 25, 30, 50, 60fps) with Stereo sound & AF
  • LCD: 3-inch (921k dots) VGA LCD

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Rumors on Nikon D800

What camera will replace Nikon D700 ? Nikon D800 seems the right name for it. It begins when some publisher put their book “Obtenez le maximum du Nikon D800” (translate: Getting the most from the Nikon D800 ) on Amazon.co.uk . It’s funny because Nikon D800 is mention when the camera is still in rumor. But nevertheless , series of rumors has arise

D800 specifications:

  • Video mode 1080p video recording (full HD)
  • Resolution 24 Mp with Sony sensor
  • able to shoot 7 fps without using battery grip
  • Better autofocus 51-area Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX
  • High ISO up to 102400 !!

No info about its release date yet but the author of the book insist that it will be available on March 2011

Stay tuned .. more updates will follow

via NikonRumors